• Mon. May 27th, 2024

MORE THAN 12 LAKH PASSENGERS TRAVELLED UNDER WATER METRO IN A MONTH

Commercial Metro services on Howrah Maidan to Esplanade stretch of Green Line and Kavi Subhash to Hemanta Mukhopadhyay stretch of Orange Line have started from 15 March 2024. Kausik Mitra, Chief Public Relations Officer, Metro Railway stated this in a release.

During the period from March 15, 2024 to April 14, 2024 Metro Railway has carried 12.14 lakh passengers and earned Rs 1.75 crores in the under the river stretch of Green Line. In the Blue Line, 1.52 crores passengers have been carried in between Dakshineshwar to Kavi Subhash and Metro Railway has earned Rs 23.10 crores in the same period. Passenger count of 24,205 has been recorded on Orange Line and Metro has earned Rs 5.57 lakhs in the said period.

After commercial services started in the newly inaugurated under water stretch of Green Line and Orange Line, average daily passenger count in the last month has increased by 61,000 in Blue Line.Commuters also found it convenient to switch Corridors at Esplanade and Kavi Subhash Metro stations with integrated tickets. Metro staff also helped them to find their respective Metros.

Commuters from different areas of Kolkata, Howrah,Hooghly , North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and suburbs have travelled in these Metro Corridors to save their time.

Metro staff have been working tirelessly in order to provide a smooth and memorable travelling experience to them.

Adequate counters were opened and Smart Cards, Tokens, Paper Based QR Tickets were also made available in order to facilitate seamless and smooth journey for the commuters during the last one month.

Metro Authorities are determined to provide commuters a very cheap, fast and traffic woes-free journey which is going to be an ultimate traffic solution for Kolkata and suburbs.

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